SOURCE: Center for American Progress CAP fellow David Balto testifies before the House Judiciary Committee Subcommittee on Courts and Competition Policy. Read the testimony (CAP Action). Chairman Johnson, Ranking Member Coble and other members of the committee, I am David Balto, a Senior Fellow at the Center for American Progress, where my work focuses on […]
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